UK lawmakers’ inquiry into digital currency seeks balance between protecting consumers and stifling innovation

The UK House of Common’s Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry this week into digital currencies and blockchain, the distributed ledger technology which underpins them. The Committee is chaired by Nicky Morgan...

Written on 23 Feb 2018

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Considering an overseas acquisition?

Expanding overseas can take multiple forms, but an increasingly popular approach is to acquire an existing business and “fast-track” market entry.  Clearly there are many issues to consider which add...

Written on 8 Feb 2018

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International Private Equity and Venture Capital Newsletter

In this issue of our International Newsletter, we look at current sector developments and the outlook for 2018 across the most active PE and VC jurisdictions in Europe, as well...

Written on 7 Feb 2018

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Private Equity and Venture Capital in The Netherlands

Current market trends and 2018 outlook The Dutch M&A market was very active in 2017 and showed a substantial increase in deal volume compared to 2016 in mid-market transactions. According...

Written on 6 Feb 2018

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Private Equity and Venture Capital in Germany

Outlook for 2018 In 2017, the German investment landscape recovered from the struggles it encountered in 2016. Total VC-investment value increased by 88% compared to 2016 to almost €4.3 billion,...

Written on 6 Feb 2018

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Private equity and venture capital in Sweden

Outlook for 2018 The private equity and venture capital outlook for Sweden in 2018 appears promising, with a strong continuing upturn in the economy. There is a large volume of...

Written on 6 Feb 2018

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